A rare map of Australia from the 17th century —before Europeans had fully explored the continent —resurfaced after 350 years.
A painting the Nazis looted from a Jewish leader of the French Resistance during World War II has been identified, German authorities announced yesterday (Oct.
Biologists who explore the Alaskan Arctic ecosystem aren’t just interested in polar bears.
Archaeologists found a copper blade in Switzerland that’s just like the ax Ötzi the famous “Iceman”was carrying when he died.
BERLIN—As expected by many, the 2017 Nobel Prize for physics went to three scientists who helped detect gravitational waves, ripples in space-time predicted by Einstein.
Military brats of ancient Rome probably played soldier to pass the time.
First, the bad news: Divers stole a prehistoric human skeleton from an underwater cavern near Tulúm on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula five years ago.